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U.S Regulation Tin Canteen, Model 1858

U.S Regulation Tin Canteen, Model 1858
Title
U.S Regulation Tin Canteen, Model 1858
Date 
1860-1870
Medium 
Tin, wool, leather, pewter, iron, wood
Dimensions 
Overall: 10 x 7 in. ( 25.4 x 17.8 cm )
Description 
Tin, wool, leather, pewter, iron, and wood canteen; oblate, circular tin body with brown wool cover, cylindrical pewter mouthpiece with cork stopper capped by iron ring fastened with chain to tin loop on right side of canteen, and black leather strap fastened to loops on sides and bottom.
Credit Line 
Gift of the 7th Regiment, National Guard New York
Object Number 
1953.175
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group